#MorningMonarchy: April 14, 2017


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Edible merch, too many obituaries and movie ‘Millions’ + this day in history w/Sputnik & Laika and our song of the day by Thundercat on your Morning Monarchy for April 14, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Tunisia nightclub closed after Muslim call to prayer dance remix
https://twitter.com/DazAltTheory/status/849271198622126080

The future of music isn’t in physical albums, but instead, branded edibles like this one from Sigur Ros
https://twitter.com/styleofsound/status/852576260874055680

The Radical Power Of #Lana Del Rey’s Smile
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/852284827743039488

Top oldies songs from @CarlinMusic for sale
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/851454459141996544

Complete Fox takeover of Sky gets European approval
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/850417967384862720

@comcast planning an online rival to @netflix using @nbc shows and maybe more
https://twitter.com/adage/status/851631158219726848

J. Geils, Longtime Leader of The J. Geils Band, Dies at 71
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/851975975671701508

Don Rickles, aggressively caustic comedian dubbed ‘Mr. Warmth,’ dies at 90
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/850065111851126784

Synthesizer pioneer Ikutaro Kakehashi, founder of Roland, dies at 87
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/849407250271698944

Comedian #CharlieMurphy Dead at 57 After Leukemia Battle (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/852217791516098560

Will Grigg Was a Mighty Voice for Justice and Liberty
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/852353754796097536

Jim Carrey To Play Psychedelic Guru Terrence McKenna In New Film Role, Preparing By Taking Lotsa Mushrooms
https://twitter.com/lilmikesf/status/851605472935280640

Suge Knight says Death Row Records security ‘killed Tupac’
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/849264368265179136

‘The Purge’ is getting a TV show because apparently we need more nightmare fuel
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/849390054900461569

FBI hopes TV series will make Americans ‘believe’ in agency again
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/852687855809908736

#DeepFocus: Saints Alive! ‘Millions’ Believe In The Power of Money
http://mediamonarchy.com/2017/04/saints-alive-millions-believe-in-the-power-of-money/

#NewMusic releases w/String Cheese Incident, @TheSamOutlaw, @DirectHit_Sucks, @LillieMae_Music & more
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/852934733893746688

#ThisDayInHistory: #April14 w/#Sputnik falls from orbit w/#Laika as first living animal (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/852931881830039552

+ #Lincoln shot, #Titanic, #TheGrapesOfWrath, #FullMoonFever
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/852932417149063168

Flashback: “Sorry We Shot Your Kid, But Here’s $500’ (Apr. 14, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/04/sorry-we-shot-your-kid-but-heres-500/

+ #LorettaLynn, #JulieChristie, @DanielClowes birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/852933854151049216

#PumpUpThaVolume: Thundercat – “Friend Zone” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/851331954934915072